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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

    Posted by AC Team

    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain A Documentary by David Ono

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Portland, Oregon March 5, 2014 "Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain," a documentary film by ABC7 "Eyewitness News" anchor and broadcast journalist David Ono, and producer Jeff MacIntyre was screened in Portland, Oregon on March 5, 2014 and also in Los Angeles on February 22, 2014 at the Japanese American National Museum.  "Witness" tells the history and legacy of the World War II internment camp outside Cody, Wyoming, where more than 10,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned, the majority of them from Los Angeles. The film is a moving look into the Japanese American experience, told by those who witnessed it firsthand and complemented by photos from inside the camp. Documentary Screenings: Portland - March 5, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Hollywood Theatre, 3122 N Sandy Blvd, Portland, Orego...
  • Los Angeles - Ticket Giveaway to Teen Party Expo March 2

    Posted by AC Team

    February 11, 2014 Los Angeles   Giving away ten tickets to the TEEN PARTY EXPO March 2, 2014 in LA! If you are a teen preparing for your high school prom, or rite of passage celebration such as Sweet 16, Filipino Debut, Quinceañera, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Cotillion or just want to learn about party ideas you might want to check out TEEN PARTY EXPO, March 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  To snag one of the ten free tickets, go to the event's website at www.TeenPartyExpo.com,  click to order tickets and Enter Promo Code: AsianConnections If you are among the first to order tickets, you will get your tickets free. Enjoy! 1. Winners log onto http://www.TeenPartyExpo.com 2. Click Buy Tickets 3. Enter Promotional Code: AsianConnections If you are among the first g...
  • Asians on Film Festival Feb 14-16, 2014

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    February 8, 2014 Hollywood The second annual Asians On Film Festival is February 14 - 16, 2014 at J.E.T. Studios in North Hollywood. Seventy-nine films are slated to be screened.  Buy your tickets now to the Asians On Film Festival 2014. For more information: www.AsiansOnFilm.com www.facebook.com/AsiansOnFilm.com FRIDAY, FEB 14th 4:00PM: Picture.Perfect (Winston Titus Tao), Oh My Bag! (Seong Bong Lee) , Healthy (Gary Condes), Hsu Ji Behind the Screen (Thomas Rio) FRIDAY, FEB 14th 7:00PM: Entrance Exam (Boqing Tang), Made In Chinatown (Kevin Lau), Back To Innocence (Eddie Lee), Relativity (Davis Noir), Red Dirt (Arnold Chun), Rock Springs (Lewei He), HEW (Laurie Tsou) FRIDAY, FEB 14th 9:00PM: Why I Write (Masahiro Sugano), Burmese Refugee (Michael Tacca), Dawn (Leon Le), Two Weeks (...
  • Bruno Mars - and Ben Fong-Torres Rock It!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    February 2, 2014 Bruno Mars, aka Peter Gene Hernandez rock'd it as the 2014 NFL Super Bowl half time headliner tonight. He sang and danced into the hearts and minds of millions, despite naysayers who didn't know his name until the Super Bowl. Time magazine's online edition posted a story today by writer Isaac Guzman titled "Who Is This Bruno Mars Dude, and How Did He Get to the Super Bowl?" Guzman gives tips to his readers who have never heard of him by saying he's a "scrawny little dude with the gravity-defying haircut," although he does point out Mars is three inches taller than Prince. The 28 year old singer-songwriter-producer-musician and 2-time Grammy award winner with 18 nominations grew up in a musical family and hails from Honolulu, Hawaii, and is of Filipino, Puerto Rican and...

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